8-port 10/100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet managed wall mountable switch with 1 10/100/1000BASE-T port
The Cisco® Catalyst® 2940 switch is a small, standalone, managed switch with eight Fast Ethernet ports and a single integrated Fast Ethernet or Gigabit Ethernet uplink. The switch is designed to be used outside the wiring closet in the end-user workspace, and features a durable metal shell, no fan for silent operation, easy wall or under-the-desk mounting, a security lock slot to prevent theft, and an available cable guard to secure the Ethernet cables and switch.
The Cisco Catalyst 2940 is extremely easy to set up and configure via Cisco Express Setup, a simple Web-Based setup utility. For more advanced configuration and ongoing management, the Cisco Catalyst 2940 has a console port and supports remote management protocols such as Telnet, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), as well as the Cisco Cluster Management Suite (CMS), a free Java-enabled Web-based monitoring and configuration tool that comes embedded in the switch and can manage up to 16 switches at once. Combine this with the rich functionality of Cisco IOS® Software, and these switches provide comprehensive functionality and manageability for classrooms, conference rooms, or other very small workgroup environments.
The Cisco Catalyst 2940 is supported by a limited lifetime warranty and free software updates for life to keep the switch current with new standards and technologies. In summary, the Cisco Catalyst 2940 switch provides the lowest total cost of ownership in it's product class with it's durable design, simple installation and management, and award-winning Cisco support. Autoconfiguration Autosensing Autonegotiating Dynamic Trunking Protocol (DTP) Port Aggregation Protocol (PAgP) and Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) DHCP Relay Default configuration Auto-MDIX (media-dependent interface crossed-over) (Future) Express Setup